What is the Awstats Interface in cPanel?
Posted by Allura on 31 01 2018.
AWStats is a free and powerful tool. AWstats provides advanced web, streaming, ftp and mail server statistics. It is a log analyzer too and works as a CGI or from command line. It shows you all attainable information your log contains, in a few graphical web pages. It uses a partial information file to be able to process large log files. It can analyze log files from all major server tools like Apache log file, WebStar, IIS and a lot of other servers. AWStats works from the command line but also as a CGI. As a result, it can work with all web hosting providers such as Perl, CGI and log access.
The Key Features of the Awstats Interface:
AWStats provides the following information:
- Number of visits and number of unique visitors
- Authenticated users and last authenticated visits.
- Domains or countries of host visitors.
- Visits of robots.
- Worms’ attacks.
- HTTP errors (Page Not Found with last referrer, …).
- Hosts lists, last visits and unresolved IP addresses list.
- Most viewed, entry and exit pages.
- key-phrases, keywords and Search engines used to find your site.
- Ratio of Browsers with support of: Java, Flash, PDF reader, QuickTime reader, etc.
AWStats support the following features too
- AWStats Can analyze a lot of log formats: Apache NCSA combined log files (XLF/ELF) or common (CLF), etc.
- AWStats works from command line and from a browser as a CGI.
- AWStats has unlimited log file size, support split log files.
- AWStats supports Plugin for country detection from IP location.
- AWStats provide Plugin for city detection from IP location.
- AWStats supports Cross Site Scripting Attacks protection.
- AWStats has a XML Portable Application Description.
How to use AWStats?
Your server must log web access in a log file you can read.
- You must be able to run Perl scripts from command line and/or as CGI. For example, Perl 5.007003 or higher required to run AWStats 6.9 or higher.
- You can also sort this by downloading last Perl version at ActivePerl (Win32) or Perl.com
- You can also visit AWStats F.A.Q. to have examples of supported OS and Web servers.